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Valentin Engobo (Community Leader, Lokolama, DRC) explains to a TV team the welcoming ceremony of his village. Credit: Kevin McElvaney/Greenpeace

Newspapers and Magazines

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TV & Radio Programs and Videos

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Newspapers and Magazines

2019

CIFOR. New Congo peatlands paper published.
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2018

UN Environment. Launch of International Peatlands Centre, attended by CongoPeat scientists.
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CIFOR Forests News. Can Congo peatlands countries learn from Indonesia? Interview with Prof Lewis.
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Caixin & Weixin. Chinese journalists join CongoPeat scientists to the peatlands of DRC (in Mandarin).
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Le Figaro joins CongoPeat scientists to the peatlands of DRC: “Fragile carbon in the heart of the Congo basin” (in French).
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Washington Post joins CongoPeat scientists to the peatlands of DRC: “The Mud that could save the world”.
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Mongabay joins CongoPeat scientists to the peatlands of DRC: “Much deeper than we expected’: Huge peatland offers up more surprises”.
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2017

New York Times. Scientists Map Vast Peat Swamps, a Storehouse of Carbon, in Central Africa.
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Washington Post. Scientists just discovered a massive pool of carbon in central Africa that nobody knew was there.
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UK’s Guardian newspaper joins CongoPeat scientists to peatlands of DRC.
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The Guardian. World’s largest tropical peatland found in Congo basin.
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Environmental News Service. Congo Holds World’s Largest Tropical Peatland.
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2014

BBC News. Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo.
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The Guardian. Peat bog as big as England discovered in Congo.
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BBC Newsround. Massive peat bog discovered in Congo.
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TV & Radio Programs and Videos

2019

BBC World Service. Prof Simon Lewis explains the aims of CongoPeat on BBC Science in Action.
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2018

YouTube. Ikelemba peatlands in DRC (in French).
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FranceInfo. Global Warming – the power of Congo’s peatlands (in French).
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2017

FranceInfo. TV documentary following scientist Simon Lewis and indigenous community leader Valentine Engpbo into DRC’s peatlands.
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2014

BBC News. Colossal peat bog ‘big discovery’.
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